[Open-Heads]

[ANCHOR=Joy]

[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jen]
[TAPE#=net]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]
[SUPER=@Joy1;]
[SUPER=@Brent1;]

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning....... One Rockbridge County soldier was delivered home safely just as his wife delivered their child.
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And a Roanoke Valley pastor returns from Iraq with a new perception of the Iraqi people. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[2-shot toss to Hello]


[Turkey-Blast]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Explosion]


At least 15 people were killed in two deadly explosions near synagogues in Turkey.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Istanbul, Turkey]


An outlawed Turkish radical group is claiming responsibility for that attacks that also left more than 140 injured.

Turkish officials say suicide attackers exploded car bombs near the synagogues in Istanbul.
The explosions happened during Sabbath prayers.
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[Iraq]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq latest]


The violence continues to escalate against U-S forces in Iraq.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Baghdad, Iraq]


Another U-S soldier has been killed in a roadside bomb attack in Central Baghdad.
U-S commanders say their troops are now facing some 30 attacks a day in Iraq.
But American troops are retaliating against enemy insurgents. For the past three days they have been using air bombings to destroy buildings they say were used by the insurgents.
Since President Bush declared and end to major combat in the country, 160 American soldiers have been killed by hostile fire.
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[11Gantert]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=rle]
[TAPE#=03-35 TC1:57:21]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq Homecoming]


A Rockbridge County soldier got a special welcome home as he welcomed in his first child.
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[VO-NAT - :18]
[SUPER=03-Rockbridge Co.;]

Michael Gantert has served in Baghdad since April, and has been on leave with family for nearly two weeks. When he was still in Iraq, his wife Erika was about to deliver their first child. Even though he was thousands of miles away, he kept in touch; calling every two hours to make sure the delivery was going smooth.
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[SOT - 5:34]
[IN Q=We went ahead and...]

((MICHAEL GANTERT/2ND ARMORED CAVALRY; WE WENT AHEAD AND DECIDED TO HAVE HER INDUCED SO SHE COULD GO AHEAD AND HAVE HIM. IT DIDN'T LOOK LIKE I WOULD MAKE IT HOME IN TIME TO THE ACTUAL BIRTH. SO WE DECIDED TO HAVE HER INDUCED SO SHE COULD COME HOME FROM THE HOSPITAL AND BE HERE WITH ME WHEN I GOT HERE.))
[SUPER=01-Michael Gantert/2nd Armored Cavalry;]
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[OUT Q=with me when I got here.]
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[VO-NAT - :08+]

Lieutenant Gantert's two week leave ends Monday, and he will be heading back to Baghdad. He expects to stay there until early Spring.
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[11Fuller]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=jda]
[TAPE#=03-38 TC1:35:26]
[GRAPHIC=Iraq]


A Roanoke Valley pastor has just returned from a mission trip to Iraq - and says America is being a bit mislead about how Iraqis feel about our presence there.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


David Fuller and Ron Swann were greeted by family and friends as they arrived at the Roanoke Regional Airport Friday. Though they visited Iraq at a time of heightened violence, they say the spirit of anti-americanism has been overstated. They found the Iraqi people to be kind and gracious, and open to discussions of faith.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=We were met]

((DAVID FULLER: WE WERE MET WITH AMAZING RECEPTIVITY BOTH FROM CHRISTIANS AND MUSLIMS ALIKE.)) ((RON SWANN: I HAD SEVERAL PEOPLE ASKING ME AS I LEFT TOWN, WHY THERE? WHY NOW? AND IT BECAME MORE AND MORE CLEAR AS I GOT THERE, THAT THINGS ARE REALLY STARTING TO OPEN UP.))
[SUPER=07-David Fuller; :00 QUICK]
[SUPER=07-Ron Swann; :08]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=starting to open up.]
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[VO-NAT]


In Baghdad and Tikrit, the two men and another colleague found themselves close to the violence.
Fuller and Swann say they are glad to be home, but look forward to continuing their work in the region.
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[11Goodlatte-Kilgore]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-41 TC51:54]
[GRAPHIC=Jerry Kilgore]


He may not have his name in the hat yet, but Attorney General Jerry Kilgore already has some local backing in the gubernatorial race.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=@file;]


Roanoke Congressman Bob Goodlatte yesterday announced his support for Kilgore's presumed run for governor.
The race is not until 2005.
Kilgore is expected to face the state's Democrat Lieutenant Governor, Tim Kaine.
Goodlatte says he is the first of Virginia's congressional delegation to publicly call on the Attorney General to run for governor.
Why an endorsement two years before the campaign?
A spokeswoman says Goodlatte thinks it's important to have a unified party going into the race.
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[11Tax-reform]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=mmu]
[TAPE#=03-40 TC1:13:26]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Richmond/File Tape]


Meanwhile, Kilgore says the state's tax code should be modernized but that tax reform should NOT lead to tax increases.
Kilgore is proposing revenue sharing and a one-billion-dollar bond issue to pay for public schools.
BUT only after the economy picks up and the state's rainy day fund is replenished.
Governor Warner compared the idea to a "shell game."
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[SOT 14:47:43]
[IN Q=WE'VE GOT A NUMBER OF OTHER]

((GOVERNOR MARK WARNER: WE'VE GOT A NUMBER OF OTHER PROMISES THAT HAVE BEEN MADE BY PREVIOUS LEGISLATORS LIKE FOOD TAX RELIEF, CAR TAX RELIEF SOMEHOW MAKING PROMISES YEARS OUT ARE THE KIND OF FISCAL POLICIES THAT GOT US INTO THE WORSE SHORTFALL IN VIRGINIA HISTORY.))
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[OUT Q=THE WORSE SHORTFALL IN VIRGINIA HISTORY.]
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[VO-NAT]


Warner is expected to disclose his tax reform plan around Thanksgiving.
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[Mayor-Race]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Election 2003]


When a voter recount still couldn't determine the winner of Utah mayoral race --the candidates decided to leave it up to lady luck.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Washington Terrace, UT]


Candidates Mark Allen and Robert Garside agreed to a simple roll of the dice to break the tie in the mayor race.
But even that was a close call Allen rolled a five, Garside a four.
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[SOT 1:15]
[IN Q=The man outrolled me]

((THE MAN OUT ROLLED ME. THAT'S ALL THERE IS TO IT. I NEVER WANT IT THAT CLOSE AGAIN))
[RUNS=04]
[OUT Q=that close again]
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[VO-NAT]


Incumbent Mark Allen will be headed back to office. This is a mayoral race that will surely go down in the history books in the small Utah town of Washington Terrace.
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[Wknd-Calendar]


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[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=jen]
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[brent mic hot]

[Take full screen calendar board] [Chyron 7157] [4 pages!!!!!!]


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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat Am]
[WRITER=jen]
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=#4070;weekend headline banner]

Coming up on News 7 Saturday Morning...... More than a dozen people are killed by suicide bombers outside synagogues in Turkey
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And residents of the Cabin Lake apartments in Danville are picking up the pieces after the fire. We will have more on those stories in just a few minutes.
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[11Pulaski-Downtown]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=03-43 TC54:44]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Those losing jobs aren't the only ones hurting from the Renfro closing.
Downtown business owners are bracing for hard times.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Pulaski]


Business is down 25 percent at Carol Southern's printing company. She's closing at the end of the month.
Darlene Kuntz fears her business may be next when Renfro officially closes in January.
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[SOT:4:45:17:00]
[IN Q=In directly it's gonna.]

((DARLENE KUNTZ/DOWNTOWN BUSINESS OWNER; IN DIRECTLY ITS GONNA AFFECT IT. I DON'T HAVE A LOT OF BUSINESS FROM RENFRO, BUT YET I HAVE FRIENDS OF FRIENDS OF THEIR FRIENDS AND RELATIONS THAT DO COME INTO MY SHOP ONCE AND A WHILE.))
[SUPER=01-Darlene Kuntz/Downtown Business Owner;]
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[OUT Q=and a while.]
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[VO-NAT]


The town is applying for nearly 3-million dollars in state money to upgrade buildings and renovate some apartments.

The grants will be awarded next summer.
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[11Purse-Snatching]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=rde]
[TAPE#=03-45 TC36:06]
[GRAPHIC=None]


Montgomery County parents need to keep an eye on their purses at a local school.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Montgomery Co.]


The sheriff's office is investigating several purse snatchings at Christiansburg Middle School. The purses were taken in the last week from cars left unattended by parents. Investigators say these type of crimes are common this time of year.
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[SOT: 29:15:00]
[IN Q=If you're a woman]

((JIMMY BOWYER/MONTGOMERY CO. CRIME PREVENTION; IF YOU'RE A WOMAN MAKE SURE YOU CARRY YOUR CLOSE AS TO YOUR BODY AS POSSIBLE. NOT DANGLING ON YOUR ARM. YOU WANT TO MAKE SURE ITS SECURE. IF YOU HAVE A WALLET, MAKE SURE THAT YOU PUT YOUR WALLET FRONT POCKET AND NOT YOUR BACK POCKET. ))
[SUPER=01-Jimmy Bowyer/Montgomery Co. Crime Prevention;]
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[OUT Q=your back pocket.]
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[VO-NAT]


Deputies advise people to park in well lit areas and hide any packages you have in your car. School resource officers are aware of the problem and are keeping a close eye on the parking lot.
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[Knox]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=Sat AM]
[WRITER=khu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Cecil Knox]

The OxyContin case of Dr. Cecil Knox has been re-scheduled for next year. It is set to begin April 13th. The court calendar indicates it'll be held in Lynchburg, though courthouse insiders say that's not definite. A month has been set aside for the trial.
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[SUPER=03-Roanoke/November 5]
[VO-NAT]


Knox was found NOT guilty last month on 34 counts of illegal drug distribution. Jurors were UNable to reach a verdict on the charge related to one patient's death... nor could they decide whether Knox was guilty of racketeering or fraud.

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[11Guthrie]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=jus]
[TAPE#=03-42 TC57:30]
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Fans were in tune with a folk legend in Roanoke last night.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=NAT SOUND OF ARLO PLAYING]

((NAT MUSIC))
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]
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[OUT Q=NAT SOUND OF ARLO PLAYING]
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[VO-NAT]


Arlo Guthrie played to a crowd of more than seven hundred at the Roanoke Civic Center auditorium.
Joining him on stage were his son and daughter.
He continues a family tradition that began with his legendary father Woody Guthrie several decades ago.
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[SOT 5:57]
[IN Q=It reminds you of]

((ARLO GUTHRIE/MUSICIAN: IT REMINDS YOU OF THE TOUGH TIMES YOU HAD, THE GOOD TIMES YOU HAD AND LUCKILY FOR ME SOME OF MY SONGS WERE WELL KNOWN SOME YEARS AGO SO THAT IT'S BECOME PART OF THE SOUNDTRACK SOME PEOPLE LIVES AND I THINK THAT'S WHY THEY JUST KEEP COMING BACK.))
[SUPER=01-Arlo Guthrie/Musician]
[RUNS=:16]
[OUT Q=keep coming back]
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[VO-NAT]


One song fans did not hear was his best known, Alice's Restaurant.
Guthrie hasn't performed it in years because he says it is outdated and at more than twenty minutes -- is too long.


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[11Homestead-Snow]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=dse]
[TAPE#=03-46 32:17]
[GRAPHIC=None]


The South's first ski resort has fired its guns....
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[SOT]
[IN Q=]

((NAT SOUND OF SNOW GUNS))
[SUPER=03-Hot Springs]
[RUNS=:02]
[OUT Q=NAT SNOW GUNS]
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[VO-NAT]


Its snow-making guns, that is.
The Homestead unleashed a new and improved snow-making system on its slopes last night.
The new guns will deliver more snow than ever before at the resort.
If Mother Nature helps out, the slopes should be open for skiers and snowboarders around the middle of December.


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[Hepatitis-Outbreak]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=sat am]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=net]
[GRAPHIC=Focus Health OTS]


Investigators still can't pinpoint the exact cause of massive Hepatitis outbreak just outside of Pittsburg.
But as Elizabeth Kaledin reports the do believe restaurant at one of the malls is to blame.
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[SOT]
[IN Q=This Chi-Chi's Mexican restaurant ]
[SUPER=03-Outside Pittsburgh, PA; :00]
[SUPER=01-Dr. Calvin B. Johnson/Pennsylvania Secretary of Health; :15]
[SUPER=01-Elizabeth Kaledin/CBS News; :40]
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[OUT Q=EK CBS News NY]

(( This Chi-Chi's Mexican restaurant just outside Pittsburgh appears to be the epicenter of the largest hepatitis A outbreak on record in the United States: 490 cases and three deaths.

(SOT) Dr. Calvin A. Johnson/PA Health Commissioner

we expect to see more cases....but we're working very dilligently to contain it.
Track: this afternoon...hundreds of anxious residents turned out for a public forum on the topic...bombarding local politicians with questions about risks to their health:

(nats sot TBD)


Stand Up Bridge EK/OC Hepatitis A is a virus that attacks the liver...it is generally spread from person to person through poor hygiene. It is not a chronic disease and the vast majority of people who get it...get over it.
Track: In this case investigators can't pinpoint an exact cause: speculation runs the gamut from an employee who didn't wash hands...to improperly cleaned green onions. Chi's Chi's management is removing all green onions from it's food nationwide...but finding the source of the outbreak may take time:

(SOT) the typical mode of spread is a food worker...but that can't be

confirmed yet.
Track: In the meantime, to contain the outbreak..several thousand people in the Pittsburgh area are now being vaccinated against the virus....and Chi's Chi's has closed the doors at this restaurant until at least January. EK CBS News NY))

[11Carilion-Move]


[ANCHOR=Joy]
[NEWSCAST=SatAM]
[WRITER=jsu]
[TAPE#=03-44 TC46:38]
[GRAPHIC=Carilion Comm. Hospital]


Dozens of patients at Roanoke Community hospital will move to the new Mountain Pavilion at Memorial this weekend.
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[VO-NAT]
[SUPER=03-Roanoke]


This is part of Carilion's plan to consolidate all of its adult patients in one location.
All surgical and medical adult patients will be transferred to the Mountain Pavilion tomorrow, as well as 70 beds.
Carilion's say the Mountain Pavilion has many advantages for patients like larger rooms and more advanced technology.

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[ANCHOR=Joy]
[SS=HOLD]


Carilion says this move is not part of its consolidation plan but has been in the works for years.
The move will begin at 8 tomorrow morning.
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